The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol Topics for Discussion

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In "St. John's Eve," what issues of morality does Gogol focus upon?

In "The Night Before Christmas," what symbolic religious gesture terrorizes the Devil and keeps him from overpowering Valuka?

In "The Old World Landowners," who winds up with the farmstead when Afanasy and Perhkula die and what are the circumstances?

In "The Story of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarreled with Ivan Nikiforovich," what did the two friends quarrel over?

In "Nevsky Prospect," what weak character trait do both main characters, Pirogov and Piskarev, share? Describe how this flaw affects their relationships.

Why is Major Kovalev insulted and angered when the printer asks him if he would like some snuff?

What behaviors cause Chartkov, the artist, to lose his talents?

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